Teenage Birthday Party Ideas Brisbane
When hosting a backyard scavenger hunt or throwing a Barbie-themed party is no longer considered ‘cool’ enough for your teenager’s birthday celebration, it’s time to put away the party box.
While every teenager is different, we hope this resource gives you a starting point in your search for teenage birthday party ideas. Brisbane has several venues which are perfect for teen parties:
Before you read through all the amazing teenage birthday party ideas make sure you read our birthday party freebies Brisbane article to discover all the places your teen can enjoy on their birthday for free. There is also a range of clothing stores where they can get discounts for signing up.
Ice skating birthday parties at Iceworld™
Tired of the same old mundane birthday party ideas and want something a little different (and, of course, COOL!)? Let Iceworld host your birthday party! Iceworld™ Olympic Ice Rinks have been part of the Brisbane landscape for over 30 years, providing exclusive access to Olympic size ice rinks on the north and south sides of Brisbane. Whether you’re a beginner or an expert, Iceworld™ will soon be your favourite entertainment venue.
Iceworld hosts birthday parties all year round (minimum 10 children / maximum 16 per room), with party packages including admission and skate hire, food, drinks and lollies, a decorated party area, a 15-minute skating demo and a party host. All this for only $25 per child! For more details/bookings please visit the Iceworld™ website.
Party at Kingpin Chermside
Kingpin Chermside isn’t your average bowling alley and is perfect for a teenage birthday party. Ideas like bowling are about building activities around the birthday celebration, as an alternative, or addition to, a traditional house party. Kingpin at Chermside is topped with all the modern frills that are sure to impress your teenager and this entertainment venue also features a wide range of activities other than bowling.
You can book lanes ahead at Kingpin Chermside and there is the option for private party rooms as well as more private bowling lanes. Food and drinks can be booked directly from the lanes themselves or you could make use of the onsite cafe in a pre-bowling lunch. You could also book the group into a fun-packed arena of Kingpin Laser Tag or have them belt their hearts out with their friends in the Private Karaoke Rooms. Additionally, there is Kingpin’s iconic, retro arcade downstairs. You can buy party packages that include bowling, laser and arcade credits making it really easy to fill an entire morning, afternoon or evening.
Metro Mouse Party
What teenager doesn’t want to let their hair down for a night and dance wild and free? Metro Mouse Entertainment, is a hireable disco service that can be used to enhance an existing house party. For those milestone teen birthdays, Metro Mouse can provide professional photographers to capture all the memorable moments. Other services you can add on include, DJs to heighten the vibes, photobooths, Slushie Machines, and even LED dance floors to light up your night. If that doesn’t scream ‘perfect!’ we don’t know what does.
Chermside Water Park
As one of the coolest, most fun-filled public swimming complexes in Brisbane northside, Chermside Water Park would be a great destination to dive on down to for your teen’s next birthday party. Rocket down more than 200 metres worth of epic waterslides, stumble across ‘lily pads’, relax in the leisure pool or enjoy lounging around in a reserved shaded area in between swims. In a teenager’s mind, hosting a party at Chermside Water Park would be a faultless experience that’s bursting with outdoor adventure. (Of course, there are plenty of other aquatic parks across Brisbane that can also play host to pool parties, so if you live on the Southside then check out a similar centre near you).
Birthday outing at a restaurant
For those teenagers who prefer a more simple affair, there is the option of simply having a group outing to a local restaurant for lunch, brunch or an evening munch. It’s a low-key, sophisticated alternative that allows for more intimate interactions between party attendees. Popular restaurants in Brisbane to host teenage birthday parties at including Grill’d, Betty’s Burgers & Concrete Co, Sushi Train, Guzman y Gomez and, of course, Cafe 63. You could consider adding on a movie session or a visit to a Brisbane dessert bar.
As a team, star in your own thrilling adventure whilst working against the clock to locate clues, solve puzzles and- most importantly- escape! Offering a unique buzz of interactive, logic-based fun, Escape Rooms are sure to entertain any teenager. Some of the most popular local Escape Rooms include Escape Hunt Brisbane, Escape Manor Brisbane, Quest Room and Fort Locks. Sky-rocketing on the ‘coolness scale’, a teenage birthday party held at an Escape Room would be an unbeatable, unforgettable experience. You’ll find all the best escape rooms in Brisbane here.
Other teenage birthday ideas
- Skydiving at Ifly
- High tea
- Cooking class
- Baking class
- Comedy show
- See a movie in the recliners at Titan Luxe Reading Cinemas
- Wet ‘n’ Wild
- Party at one of the cat cuddle cafes
- Rainbow Beach Horseriding
- Book concert tickets for them and a close friend (make sure they like the performer!!)
Whatever you decide, make sure you involve your teen in the end decision because after all, it is their party.
This article was written by Georgia Wright.